(225 ILCS 650/5.1)
Type I licenses.
(a) A Type I establishment licensed under this
sells or offers for sale meat, meat product, poultry, and poultry product
shall, except as otherwise provided:
(1) Be permitted to receive meat, meat product,
poultry, and poultry product for cutting, processing, preparing, packing, wrapping, chilling, freezing, sharp freezing, or storing, provided it bears an official mark of State of Illinois or of Federal Inspection.
(2) Be permitted to receive live animals and poultry
for slaughter, provided all animals and poultry are properly presented for prescribed inspection to a Department employee.
(3) May accept meat, meat product, poultry, and
poultry product for sharp freezing or storage provided that the product is inspected product.
(b) Before being granted or renewing official inspection, an establishment
develop written sanitation Standard Operating Procedures as required by
8 Ill. Adm. Code 125.141.
(c) Before being granted official inspection, an establishment must
conduct a hazard analysis and develop and validate an HACCP plan as
required by 8 Ill. Adm. Code 125.142. A conditional grant of inspection shall
be issued for a period not to exceed 90 days, during which period the
establishment must validate its HACCP plan.
(d) Any establishment licensed under the authority of this Act
wild game carcasses shall comply with the following requirements regarding
wild game carcasses:
(1) Wild game carcasses shall be dressed prior to
entering the processing or refrigerated areas of the licensed establishment.
(2) Wild game carcasses stored in the refrigerated
area of the licensed establishment shall be kept separate and apart from inspected products.
(3) A written request shall be made to the Department
on an annual basis if a licensed establishment is suspending operations regarding an amenable product due to handling of wild game carcasses.
(4) A written procedure for handling wild game shall
be approved by the Department.
(5) All equipment used that comes in contact with
wild game shall be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized prior to use on animal or poultry carcasses.
(Source: P.A. 91-170, eff. 1-1-00.)